Victoria Park Methodist Church

Edgehill Road, Winton, Bournemouth, BH9 2QG

Groups & Activities

 

Art  Craft GroupArts & Crafts Group

The Arts and Crafts club was established in 2004 and has a dedicated membership of 16 (8 ladies & 8 gents) who are all keen amateur artists and craft-makers.  

We Meet on alternate Thursday evenings, between 7:00pm and 9:00pm from September to June.

Each Member brings along his or her own work and equipment.  Help and advice is available on hand if required. The 'art' side of the group are all new starters and eager to improve their techniques, working mainly in pencil or water colours. The ladies do embroidery, beadwork, card-making, quilting and  other associated crafts. We are always pleased to welcome new members 

Come and join us on Thursday evening as scheduled


Beaver ScoutsBeaver Scouts

Beaver Scouts are young people usually aged between six and eight years old. They belong to the first and youngest Section in the Scouting family. Young people can join Beaver Scouts in the three months leading up to their sixth birthday. Easily recognised by their distinctive turquoise sweatshirts, Beaver Scouts enjoy making friends, playing games, going on visits and helping others. 
Come and have fun with us on Thursdays

Visit the Scouts website


Bible Study GroupBible Studies

The group meets at 10:30am in the Junior Hall as scheduled, please see Weekly Notice Sheet for dates. Each session lasts approximately an hour and coffee is available from 10:00am. The group is open to everyone and all are welcome. 
Come and join us on Thursday mornings as scheduled


Brownies Girl GuidingBrownies

Brownies is a Girl Guiding section for girls aged seven to ten.

Through regular meetings, special events, day trips, sleepovers, camps and holidays, Brownies learn new hobbies, play music, explore other cultures and get adventurous outdoors. Girls can also extend their knowledge and abilities by working towards Brownie interest badges covering many different hobbies and activities from Science investigator to Circus skills.
Come and have fun with us on Tuesdays

Visit the Brownies website
Visit the Girl Guiding website


Cub ScoutsCub Scouts

There are loads of fun things that you can do as a Cub Scout. You will get a chance to try lots of different activities like swimming, music, exploring, computing and collecting. If you do them properly you will get a badge which you can wear on your uniform. 
Come and have fun with us on Thursdays

Visit the Scouts website


Drama GroupDrama Group

The Victoria Park Amateur Drama Group is a friendly group and welcome new members from the age of 15+; though it must be admitted that the majority of us are somewhat past that age!!!! 
Membership of a drama group calls for a variety of skills; not just acting, but also painting and shifting scenery, designing posters, making and decorating costumes and many other off stage tasks.
Come and join us for rehearsals on Friday evenings from 7:00pm onwards.
 


Girls Brigade Badge

Girls' Brigade

Welcome to 1st Bournemouth Girls' Brigade Company
The Girls’ Brigade (GB) is a Christian, international charity working alongside girls and young women of every background, ability and culture.

GB is led by Christian women from local churches. These leaders are trained volunteers who are committed to providing a regular meeting time of activities and skills for girls and young women. GB groups (companies) usually meet on a weekly evening in churches, schools and community centres.
Come and join us on a Monday evening

Visit the 1st Bournemouth Girls' Brigade Company website
Visit the Girls' Brigade England & Wales website


Ladies GroupLadies Group

The Ladies Group started in 1966 as Young Wives, but now embraces ladies of all ages.

We meet regularly on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday evenings of the month for September to May at 7:30pm. We engage a variety of speakers on all sorts of subjects to entertain us. We also try out a range of differing activities - at least once!

We welcome new members - come and give us a try!
Come and join us on a Wednesday evenings as scheduled


Rainbow - Girl GuidingRainbows

Rainbows is a Girl Guiding section for girls aged five to seven. Rainbows is all about developing self-confidence, building friendships, learning new things and having fun.

Girls get their hands dirty with arts and crafts, trying out cooking and playing games. Rainbows is all about learning by doing.
Come and have fun with us on Tuesdays

Visit the Rainbows website
Visit the Girl Guiding website


ScoutsScouts

Outdoor activities feature prominently for Scouts, who age from 10½–14, with the highlight being camping. Throughout the year, Scouts learn various skills, such as map reading, camp cooking and first aid in preparation for camp. Rock climbing, potholing, gliding, photography and international experiences are just some of the things they get up to.
Come and have fun with us on Thursday evenings

Visit the Scouts website


Badminton ClubSenior Badminton Club

We invite ladies and gents to come and join us for a friendly and sociable evening.  We have one court and mainly play:

  • Mens doubles
  • Ladies doubles
  • Mixed doubles

Our membership fees are £12 for the Summer Session and £12 for the Winter Session.

We welcome anyone, who is of a reasonable standard, to come and join us.
Come and join us on a Monday evening


Short Mat BowlsShort Mat Bowls

The Short Mat Bowls group runs on the last Wednesday of the month at 2:00pm. We offer two short mat rinks and tea and biscuits are provided.

Come along and enjoy a pleasant afternoon, age is no barrier.
Come and join us monthly on a Wednesday afternoon


SoulSpaceSoulSpace

A discussion group that draws together a diverse group of mainly younger adults to reflect on contemporary culture, faith and the lives we lead.  Usually our discussion stems from watching a film in advance of the group. 
Come and join us on alternate Thursdays at 7:45pm

Email Zoe Marriott for more information email


Stay-A-WhileStay-A-While

The Stay-A-While Lunch Club is a voluntary group which has been run by the Church for nearly 30 years.  We provide a meeting place for older folk who live locally and enjoy the company of others.We meet on Tuesdays in term time. 

Coffee and tea are available from 10:30am and lunch is served at 12 noon. The cost of the meal is currently £4.00 and consists of soup, hot lunch, and a choice of hot or cold sweet, followed by tea or coffee. We finish at around 1pm. 
Come along and meet new friends, you will be made very welcome.
Come and join us on Tuesdays

Toddler GroupToddler Group 

Our toddler group is a small, friendly group established for many years and would love to see new faces.  Whether you are a Parent, Grandparent or Carer you are welcome with your little ones.

We meet every Wednesday during term time from 9:30am to 11:30am and all children are welcome from birth.  A charge of £1.20 per family is made to cover drinks and biscuits for children and carers.

We provide a range of equipment and toys for your toddler to use and we finish our morning with a group sing-a-long.


 


Class Meetings & House Groups etc. as arranged by Leaders

Other Special and Social Occasions as announced


** We believe that prayer is at the heart of the Christian life **   

We operate a prayer chain in our church.  
If anyone wishes to be prayed for, then prayer will be offered up daily by volunteers in their own homes. 

Prayer needs may be made known by writing in the prayer request book in the vestibule, by speaking to Pam Bailey or by emailing us through this website. 

** PRAYER CHANGES THINGS **

  • Edgehill Road
  • Winton
  • Bournemouth
  • BH9 2QG

(01202) 512 225